John McCain Has Been in the Media Spotlight Over Differences with Conservatives

McCain’s Differences with Conservatives are Nothing New

Thirty Possible Reasons

Thirty John McCain Quotes

Bonus: 11 Quotes about McCain

With all the attention paid by the media on why conservatives have no love for John McCain, we decided to go looking for McCain quotes that might possibly explain the animosity on both sides.

We found 30 (actually 31, but we like round numbers).

That is, 30 possible reasons why John McCain and conservatives do not form a mutual admiration society.

So here are 30 John McCain Quotes, plus 10 bonus quotes about McCain.

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“The first thing that I would do is call in John Kerry, Bob Kerrey, Joe Biden, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, Dick Lugar, Chuck Hagel, and several others and say, ‘We’ve got to get foreign policy, national security issues back on track.'”

–When asked the first thing he would do if elected President, 3/00

“No, I’m calling you a f*cking jerk.”

–to fellow GOP Senator Chuck Grassley, when Grassley asked “Are you calling me stupid?”, 2/21/00

“We give the millionaire a $2,000 refund. Gov. Bush gives him $50,000.”

—-On the Bush tax cuts, Boston Globe, Jan. 27, 2000.

“Washington is a Hollywood for ugly people. Hollywood is a Washington for the simpleminded.”

–John McCain

“Dishonest and dishonorable.”

–John McCain, on the Swift Boats Vets

The problem… is that most members of Congress don’t pay attention to what’s going on.

–John McCain

“F**k you! I know more about this than anyone else in the room.”

–to Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), during a testy exchange about immigration legislation

“Never get into a wrestling match with a pig. You both get dirty, and the pig likes it.”

–Senator John McCain said in New Hampshire in January after reporters asked him about Mr. Romney.
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John McCain: Thirty Quotes from the Conservative Candidate


John McCain: Thirty Quotes from the Conservative Candidate

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